Russian President Vladimir Putin is using gas that Russia supplies to Eastern Europe to intimidate governments in the region, former national security advisor Bud McFarlane said. (Source: MGN Online)
President Obama should use the crisis over Crimea as an opportunity to rally the West and stand up to Putin, said two experts on the region. (Source: CNN)
A spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says at least four peacekeepers are dead and six have been seriously wounded after their convoy hit a mine in the country's violent north.More >> At least four U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a spokesman said.More >> The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.More >> Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant...More >> The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their...More >> The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess...More >> U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says it is inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who spirited their ill 5-year-old child out of the country in order for him to receive a revolutionary...More >> The British parents who took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent were released from custody in Spain on Tuesday after authorities in the United Kingdom dropped charges of child...More >> The U.N. is warning that food prices are rising in countries hit by Ebola and that it'll get worse because many farmers won't be able to access fields during the upcoming harvests of rice and corn.More >> The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."More >>
Until last weekend, the Russian Direct Investment Fund touted prominent U.S. and European executives who serve on its international advisory board by posting their names on its website. On Tuesday, that list was...More >> A $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names...More >> A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.More >> The ferocity of the attack on the fleeing Ukrainian troops was clear, days after the ambush by Russian-backed separatist forces.More >> Riding a wave of military gains by pro-Russia rebels, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.More >> Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.More >> President Barack Obama is traveling to Russia's backyard for the second time this year to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.More >> For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's...More >> The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country's east persists.More >> While Ukraine's leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country's battered economy.More >> With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...More >> Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...More >> Deadly shelling fills a hospital in eastern Ukraine where fighting has killed more than 2,000 people.More >> Deadly shelling fills a hospital in eastern Ukraine where fighting has killed more than 2,000 people.
Poland's prime minister says the anniversary of World War II makes it crucial to put an end to the war in Ukraine.More >> The outbreak of World War II 75 years ago shows why Europe must put an end to the war in Ukraine now, Poland's prime minister said Monday.More >> NATO's chief says the alliance's leaders will be asked this week to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations...More >> NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian...More >> Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week's battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the...More >> Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week's battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of...More >>